Social care vacancies
Bridgend County Borough Council is a great place to work. You can expect great opportunities and a supportive working environment.
Depending on the role, you don't always need qualifications. What is really important is having the right values, behaviours and attitudes to work effectively with people who need care and support.
Social Care Jobs
Care workers help vulnerable people to manage their daily activities and to live as independently as possible.
I never intended to have a career in care, and my progression was mainly due to looking for the next challenge, but it turned out to be the best move I've ever made.
Penny, Care Home Manager
Social Work Jobs
Social workers help to protect vulnerable children and adults from harm or abuse, and support people to live independently.
For someone who left school with minimal qualifications and believing I'd never have the opportunity to complete a degree, i'm extremely grateful for the opportunities the authority has given me.
Leon, Social Worker
We are committed to enabling people to have more voice and control in their lives. We provide care and support for children, young people and adults in a range of settings, including their own homes or residential provisions.
We want to appoint staff who are able to:
- provide support and personal care to individuals in their own home or community
- promote independence and encourage as well as empower individuals to express their views and opinions, and make informed choices
- observe individuals and complete documents as needed
Protecting children, young people or adults at risk is a core responsibility of all council employees.
Applicants should note that a criminal records check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be necessary for the successful applicant.
Living and Working in Bridgend County Borough
Bridgend County Borough boasts thriving communities that live and work in the busy market towns of Bridgend and Maesteg and the seaside resort of Porthcawl.
People in Wales are renowned for their welcoming nature, and the county borough offers a home to people of all nationalities with faith groups for all religions and specialist food shops for all cultures. Our county borough is a great place to live, work, study, visit and relocate.